Graduate Assistantship Opportunities
The following is a list of graduate school opportunities within the College of Natural Resources. This list is not reflective of all graduate school opportunities within the CNR.
Work with KEEP staff to revise and develop curriculum materials, evaluation tools, and/or teacher professional development opportunities. Details will be developed through conversations with KEEP/WCEE staff, KEEP advisory committee members, and teachers. The graduate project will be developed in collaboration with the faculty advisor.
EPA Wetlands Project
The UW-Stevens Point College of Natural
recruiting a graduate assistant who will be involved in a project designed
to increase wetland protection through local land use decision-making. This
two-year assistantship will entail an inventory and analysis of wetland
policies in all 72 Wisconsin counties, evaluation of the efficacy of local
wetland policies and plans in five selected counties, and utilization of GIS and
other tools to illustrate findings.
BS Degree in geography, rural sociology, land use
management and/or planning, landscape ecology, forestry or related field
with at least a 3.0 GPA in the last two years of your undergraduate degree.
Interest in learning qualitative research methods, some quantitative methods, and applying GIS.
Preference will be given to
applicants with knowledge and work history in wetlands and some use of GIS, those
with competitive GRE scores, those with a passionate interest in land use
planning and conservation in general, and wetlands in particular.
Begins September 2014 and
runs until May 2016. Assistantship provides $15,000/year stipend, all research
expenses, and research-related travel expenses.
In addition, out-of-state tuition surcharges are waived for
non-Wisconsin residents and students may be eligible for insurance benefits.
(Note: You will need to complete application
requirements for both UW-Stevens Point and the CNR) Also, send an electronic letter
of interest and CV by April 1, 2014 to: Dr.
Anna Haines, firstname.lastname@example.org, (715) 346-2386
- The CWES Graduate Assistantship is a unique opportunity for those interested in gaining teaching, mentoring and supervisory experience in the environmental education field while pursuing a Masters in Environmental Education and Interpretation. The assistantship is a two-year commitment. The next graduate assistantship will begin in May of 2014.